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Quick Demo of Tags and Grouping for Automation Polices in Turbonomic 6.1

Tagging is a phenomenal way to identify your workloads.  This means VMs, containers, cloud instances, and pretty much every single layer of the application and virtualization/cloud stack.  I’m often asked how tagging comes into play with Turbonomic, so here is a really quick demo of how tagging is used to be able to do things like creating dynamic groups, policies …

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Interop, RapidMatter, and Mentoring

Interop 2018 This year at Interop will be exciting as usual with a number of events focused on community collaboration in and out of the technology ecosystem. Tuesday and Wednesday will feature a 5km (3 mile) #vFit fun run. Tuesday run: http://schedule.interop.com/session/itx-vfit-runs/856879 Wednesday run: http://schedule.interop.com/session/itx-vfit-runs/856880 There are also two blocks of time which are Ask the Expert sessions hosted by …

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It all starts with a leap of faith

The crowd gathered around for an impromptu ceremony. This was a rare occcasion where the evening shift people who worked 4PM-2:30 AM were asked to come in for 3 PM. The dayshift finished at 3 and the 1 hour transition was normally a cleanup period. This was a special day as we shared in the announcement of one of the …

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23 Things Only 90s Sysadmins will Remember

Sometimes it’s a beautiful combination of laugh-inducing and cringeworthy as we look back on the start of our careers in IT. University and College students starting this September will have grown up entirely post-Y2K. Having grown up in enterprise IT through the 90s, I bet that you can share these things that will make you smile a little. Feel free …